December, 2020

Why has Social Media Marketing Become Popular to Grow Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Google is the undisputed master of the web markets and being indexed in a more favorable position than a competitor is essential to have a return in popularity (and therefore, also economic) and to make your website productive.

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We Should View These Lessons As A Gift From 2020

Tips From T. Marie

Well, here we are again. At the end of another year. Normally I’d be writing about yearly accomplishments and setting goals for the new year. But 2020 has been as far from a normal year as you can get. So, there will be no ‘normal’ year end post.

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What support do you need from your Executive to work in partnership?

Practically Perfect PA

What support do you need from your Executive to work in partnership? What support do you need from your Executive to work in partnership? This will ultimately be something that is personal to you but I wanted to share what I thought were 10 expectations that Assistants should have from [.].

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Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony.” ” Webinar Description: You have a “professional” life and a “personal” life, right? But ultimately, it’s all just life, isn’t it? So, how do you balance it all?

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A Practical Time Blocking Example

Simple Productivity Blog

Time blocking is a great way to get things done efficiently. Today I show you how I do time blocking, including pictures of an actual day's result. The post A Practical Time Blocking Example appeared first on Laura Earnest. Productivity aff aweber

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Testing YouTube Video Player Styles for Vertical and Square Videos Embedded on a Webpage

Andrea Kalli

It’s the end of 2020, and I’m just getting into creating more and more vertical and square videos for people.

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The Benefits of Solitude

Dumb Little Man

We live in a world that is always connected. Our daily lives are filled with work, school, family obligations, house chores, or caring for the elderly. When we are not busy carrying out our daily commitments, we fill our remaining time with social media, extra activities, or community work.

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Assistants and the #Metoo Movement

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants and the #Metoo Movement I'm Bonnie Low-Kramen. I'm the author of Be The Ultimate Assistant. I'm a speaker and a trainer, and most of all, I am a human, who cares deeply about this issue, this global epidemic, that is sexual harassment. My goal for [.].

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Key Findings from 10 Years of Studying the Gig Economy: The Rise of Microbusiness Exporters

Small Business Labs

Despite trade wars, tariffs, and the erection of other barriers to cross-border commerce, the past decade has seen a substantial increase in the number of U.S. microbusinesses and freelancers who export goods and services.

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Podcast Episode 37: Happy Holidays

Simple Productivity Blog

Wishing you and your families very happy holidays. Support me at Patreon: [link]. The post Podcast Episode 37: Happy Holidays appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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5 Reasons Why You Need Digital Marketing for Your Small eCommerce Business

Small Business CEO

The role of digital marketing in growing an eCommerce business has never been more crucial. Having an online store means that you need to devote the time and budget to grow sales using social media, search engines, paid advertisements, and more. But that isn’t always easy.

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Why Minimalism?

Dumb Little Man

Many people are seeking to live a life with less. But what exactly is minimalism? Put simply, minimalism is a way of living that’s focused on experiences while purging life of unnecessary possessions and commitments.

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Gifts of the Magi—Linguistically Speaking

Daily Writing Tips

A ubiquitous symbol of the Christmas season is the image of the Magi, the “wise men from the east” mentioned in Matthew 2. Matthew doesn’t say how many magi made the journey, but because they brought three gifts—gold, frankincense, and myrrh—tradition has settled on three.

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4 Solutions to Imposter Syndrome

45 Things

Imposter syndrome is something that affects most of us at one time or another, but many people don't know what to do about it when it hits them.

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Key Findings from 10 Years of Studying the Gig Economy: Freelancers Happier and Healthier

Small Business Labs

One of the clearest findings of the decade-long MBO Partners State of Independence study is full-time Independent workers (freelancers, independent contractors, the self-employed) consistently report that they believe they're happier and healthier because they are independent workers.

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My Favorite Tools

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things people constantly ask me is what tools I use. It’s like they expect I have some magic set of tools that makes productivity easy for me. Nope. I use some easily accessible tools, and most of them are free. So today I will talk about my favorite tools.

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Tips to Improve your Investments With Forex

Small Business CEO

When investing in foreign currency, the most important things are to choose a good currency broker, a good strategy, and to execute your strategy exactly how it was intended. This article will outline 5 tips to improve your investments with Forex. Choosing the right broker.

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How to Achieve Self-Mastery

Dumb Little Man

Life is comparable to chess. There’s a limitless number of viable moves. You’re free to choose, but every move generates all future moves. Consequences, after all, are unavoidable. There’s never an escape from even the smallest of actions. You are the Architect of Your Life.

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The World Might Be A Better Place If Everyone Would Treat Their Opinions As They Treat Their Dicks

Brilliantly Better

First of all, people would take way more care about their opinions. Instead of keeping them unchanged for years, they might check them out at least weekly.

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Do You Mean Limbo or Purgatory?

Daily Writing Tips

A while back, I made a note of a radio announcer’s comment that Edward Snowden, who had been granted asylum in Russia, “has been in purgatory” in the Moscow airport.

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A Third Way to Classify Workers Gains Momentum

Small Business Labs

In the recent election, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 22. The passage of Prop 22 means that firms like Uber and Lyft can legally classify their drivers as contractors instead of employees.    And it has also effectively created a new, 3rd way to classify workers.

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The Basics of Time Blocking

Simple Productivity Blog

Time blocking is a great way to get things done. But it doesn't mean putting all of your tasks on your calendar. Want to make me cringe? Tell me you put all of your tasks on your calendar so that you have time set aside to do them. Just no. Today we'll talk about how to do effective time blocking.

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5 Benefits of Working with a Business Coach

Small Business CEO

Launching and managing a business takes a great deal of hard work, patience, and perseverance. If you’re running a small operation and work alone, the pressures and responsibilities you face as a result can be difficult to manage.

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How To Prepare Your Data For Industry 4.0

Dumb Little Man

A new industrial revolution is coming, and no, it won’t look the way it did 100 years ago. Industry 4.0 is on the way, and at breakneck speed. Industry 4.0 is set to completely remake the way that products and inventory are created.

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4 Steps to Achieving Career Goals During a Pandemic

45 Things

During the pandemic, your career goals may have withered a bit. At this point, you're just trying to keep your job and cope with everything life has thrown at you.

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Learning To Play The Guitar – 4 Months Later

Brilliantly Better

A few months ago I posted something about learning to play the guitar. It was on June 18th 2020. In all honesty, I didn’t start on that day, because I decided to first go on Camino de Santiago (which, in hindsight, proved to be a very good decision). But a few days after I returned. Read more. The post Learning To Play The Guitar – 4 Months Later appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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COVID-19 Accelerating the Trend Towards Vertical and Indoor Farming

Small Business Labs

The interest and investments in vertical and indoor farms has been growing steadily for several  years. This is due to the advantages of indoor farming.

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Podcast Episode 36: What I do Instead of New Year’s Resolutions

Simple Productivity Blog

In this epsiode I talk about what I do instead of New Year’s resolutions: Picking a word of the year Brainstorming Vision boards 12 week plans as well as how I approach changing habits.

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Scraping for E-Commerce: Why Rotating Proxies Are a Must

Small Business CEO

E-commerce websites are a hub of information, info about pricing, available products, and the stock that a retailer has, etc. To competing vendors, this information is vital. Thus, web scraping tools exist.

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Sleepwalking: Causes, Treatments, and Common Myths

Dumb Little Man

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about sleep? Chances are, it’s cozy beds, lazy mornings, and that pang of sadness at the thought that you’re not getting as much as you’d like.

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Feeding Your Inner Brainiac: My 2020 Recommended Books, Podcasts & Ideas

The Marq

It’s been an educational & enjoyable year of reading books and blogs, as well as listening to new podcasts. It's been especially helpful, a relieving distraction, from all that's been in the news.

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Can You Ask for a Raise During the Pandemic?

45 Things

Many people believe asking for a pay raise during this time of crisis for many companies is a no-no. They're right. Sort of.

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Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

We'll be back next week

The Basics of Managing Energy

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things that came out of the 2020 Reader Survey is that people are struggling with energy management. I’m not a naturally energetic person. In fact, some of those same readers made the comment that not everyone has energy to manage everything that I do.

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Ways to Overcome Fatigue

Small Business CEO

More and more contemporary people are nowadays complaining about problems with sleeping, the feeling of exhaustion. These problems are experienced even by the young people who study at schools and colleges. What are the reasons for this phenomenon, and how to overcome this problem?

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Ugh! One Man Asks, “Can’t I Just Be A Guy?”

Dumb Little Man

I worked with a man recently whose wife had insisted they attend couples counseling. In her mind there were a number of issues to be worked through and they weren’t communicating about them. No surprise, he didn’t feel the same way and thought everything was basically fine.

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Addicted “to,” not “with”

Daily Writing Tips

Some verbs and participle adjectives are followed by a specific preposition. Different from phrasal verbs, which can be replaced by a single word, prepositional verbs are verbs that stand alone, but are followed by a particular preposition. The verb addict (and its related forms) is one of these.

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